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Aug 30, 2013, 07:42 ET CAW/ CEP Conventions Kick Off Today, New Union 'Unifor' Forms Saturday

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW will be meeting for the last time as a union today for its one-day convention, in the lead up to the Unifor...


Aug 27, 2013, 12:51 ET Historic convention to create largest private-sector union gets underway this weekend

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The founding convention to create a new union -- Unifor -- uniting more than 300,000 members from two of Canada's...


Jul 25, 2013, 09:59 ET CAW Applauds Call by Canadian Premiers for National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

TORONTO/NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is lauding yesterday's announcement by Canadian Premiers to support the call for a...


Jul 19, 2013, 14:43 ET CAW Members at VIA Rail Approve New Deals

TORONTO, July 19, 2013 /CNW/ - CAW members at VIA Rail have voted to approve new agreements by a total of 86 per cent, during a series of meetings...


Jul 15, 2013, 13:28 ET First CAW Contract for Pilots at Cargojet Airways

TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Pilots at Cargojet Airways Ltd. have overwhelmingly ratified a first collective agreement between CAW and Cargojet....


Jun 10, 2013, 19:54 ET CAW Reaches Tentative National Agreement with Loomis Express (TransForce)

TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - A work stoppage by thousands of CAW members at Loomis Express has been narrowly averted after marathon bargaining...


Jun 04, 2013, 11:16 ET CAW members at Loomis Express vote for strike as necessary

TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ -CAW members working at Loomis Express delivery service have voted 98 per cent in favour of a strike, during a series of...


Jun 03, 2013, 18:00 ET CAW issues strike notice at VIA Rail

MONTREAL, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW has issued a 72-hour strike notice to VIA Rail, notifying the company at a meeting this afternoon. The...


May 31, 2013, 07:00 ET CAW media advisory - CAW Mourns the Loss of Dr. Henry Morgentaler

TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - "It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Dr. Henry Morgentaler," said CAW President Ken Lewenza. Dr....


May 30, 2013, 11:26 ET Unifor: A strong, new, bold union for Canadian workers

TORONTO, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The new Canadian union being formed by the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) and the Canadian Auto...


May 10, 2013, 12:26 ET New jobs boost no help to high youth unemployment, says CAW President

TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - CAW President Ken Lewenza is raising concerns that new jobs created are having no impact on tackling chronically high...


May 10, 2013, 10:01 ET CAW Celebrates National Nursing Week

TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - In honour of National Nursing Week, the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) has re-committed efforts to support Canada's...


Apr 02, 2013, 16:06 ET CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Dynamex

VANCOUVER, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) has reached and signed a tentative agreement with Dynamex, a division of...


Mar 21, 2013, 18:36 ET Manufacturing Supports a Step Forward, but Full National Strategy Needed, CAW urges

TORONTO, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Billions in new federal supports for Canadian industry is a partial, but important, step forward in assisting the...


Mar 20, 2013, 11:24 ET Federal Budget Must Focus on Job Creation, Not More Cutbacks, CAW Cautions

TORONTO, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is calling on federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to focus on job creation, not more spending cutbacks in...


Mar 11, 2013, 13:16 ET Sunwing Pilots Ratify First Agreement with CAW

TORONTO, March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Pilots at Sunwing Airlines have ratified a first collective agreement with CAW by a margin of 78 per cent. The new...


Mar 08, 2013, 12:42 ET FSCO Decision a Major Victory for Hundreds of former Navistar Workers in Chatham, Ontario

TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - A recent decision by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is a major victory for more than 800 former...


Mar 08, 2013, 12:29 ET Investment in CAMI-GM Ingersoll a Boost for Industry and Community

INGERSOLL, ON, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is applauding the announcement by General Motors this morning to invest $250 million in its CAMI...


Mar 07, 2013, 10:22 ET New Canadian union will be a voice for working women, says CAW and CEP

More than 80,000 women to be represented in workplaces across the country OTTAWA / TORONTO, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The new Canadian union being...


Mar 06, 2013, 09:19 ET CAW Debuts Innovative Workplace Program at the United Nations to Tackle Domestic Violence

TORONTO/NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW will be presenting its pioneering Women's Advocate program that helps women suffering from domestic...


Feb 19, 2013, 15:00 ET New Agreement Overwhelmingly Ratified at General Electric Facilities in Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - CAW members who work at General Electric facilities in Peterborough, Toronto, Arnprior and Burlington/Stoney Creek,...


Feb 08, 2013, 14:14 ET CAW Announces Tentative Agreement for Sunwing Pilots

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Today the CAW reached its first tentative agreement with Sunwing Airlines. CAW Local 7378 represents over 150...


Jan 25, 2013, 07:50 ET Nortel Mediation Ends in Failure, Pensioners Pay the Price of Bondholder Greed, says CAW

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAW is expressing outrage at the collapse of mediation efforts over the distribution of Nortel's remaining assets. ...


Jan 23, 2013, 16:44 ET CAW to continue fighting against the Greyhound cuts to routes in B.C.

VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - CAW Local 114 is continuing their efforts to convince the Minister of Transportation Mary Polak to reverse the...


Dec 20, 2012, 17:17 ET Sunwing Pilots File for Conciliation to Set Strike Deadline

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - CAW Local 7378, representing Sunwing Airline's approximately 160 professional pilots based across Canada, is filing...